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2013-07-29 23:03:37

Toy & Game Inventor Camp Takes Place in Toronto July 29-Aug 2, 2013 at Story Planet & MakerKids. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Spin Master Ltd., Canada’s largest children’s toys and entertainment company, is proud to announce it is the Title Sponsor of a Toy and Game Inventors Camp which takes place in Toronto from July 29 – August 2, 2013. The camp is being presented in partnership with Story Planet, MakerKids and Young Inventor Challenge. Spin Master will help kids...

2013-07-24 23:19:47

The world’s first natural talking robotic toy has launched, to the delight of children and adults everywhere. (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 According to Co-founders Ashley Conlan & Karsten Flügge, “When we were growing up, we loved robots that talked in movies and TV shows, and we felt good about seeing the magic they created. Now we have managed to create a great prototype that we feel will revolutionise how children interact with their toys and how adults think of artificial...

2013-07-09 23:19:36

K’NEX looks to expand e-commerce to advance its popular brands in the Chinese market. Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Export Now (http://www.exportnow.com), a one-stop online platform that helps U.S. companies tap the growing market demand for their products in China, today announced the launch of online retail for K’NEX Brands (http://www.knex.com) on China’s Tmall.com business-to-consumer website. One of the world’s most popular lines of children’s construction toys,...

2013-07-02 23:24:57

Romance Aided by American Ingenuity Harrison, NY (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Like most things these days, the vast majority of adult toys are manufactured in China. There is nothing wrong with building products in China – many leading brands (including Apple) assemble in China. However, My Secret Luxury believes there is something to be said for good old fashioned American ingenuity coupled with a dedicated and hardworking American workforce. My Secret Luxury celebrates products made in the...

2013-07-02 23:17:09

Featuring Oball’s rebrand and new items, popular Bright Starts and Taggies products (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Driven by forward-thinking design, technology and fashion, Kids II continues to infuse the global market with industry-changing solutions for babies and parents as evident with its recent expansion in Japan. The company makes its presence known with its debut at the Tokyo Baby & Kids II Expo. With a portfolio of more than 400 products, Kids II will use the show to highlight its...

2013-06-24 23:16:39

New Sets Offer Popular Familiar Play Pattern Enhanced by Stability & Durability Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 K’NEX Brands, the only US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love ®, is pleased to announce 4 additions to its popular, award-winning line of TINKERTOY building sets. The new sets snap together and stay together and allow children the flexibility and creativity of imaginative play. Created in 1913 after inventor Charles Pajeau observed...

2013-06-19 23:02:51

℠Play-Doh Create ABCs´ gives children a jump on learning through fun interactive app for Apple and Android mobile devices. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 The Creatable, Colorful, Makeable fun of the Play-Doh brand is coming to life digitally on mobile devices now. Under license from Hasbro, Inc., PlayDate Digital is introducing Play-Doh Create ABCs, the first educational app for the Play-Doh brand that incorporates Play-Doh style fun while nurturing children´s...


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2010-10-11 19:48:16

The slinky consists of a helical spring that stretches and can bounce up and down. The spring can travel down stairs as it stretches and re-forms itself with the aid of gravity and momentum. Invented by Richard James in 1940's the slinky was demonstrated at Gimbels department store in 1945. The store sold its entire inventory of 400 units in ninety minutes. James Industries was formed to manufacture the slinky. It was until 1998 that the James family cashed in by selling the company to...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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